New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says there is no reason to sugarcoat Tuesday’s election…his party, the democrats, lost. Sweeney told reporters that he was surprised Governor Murphy didn’t have an identical take on the election which saw the democrats lose seats in both the Assembly and Senate, including here in our First District.
Republicans have likely picked up four seats in the New Jersey Assembly courtesy of Tuesday night’s elections. Two of the four seats that were flipped are here in Cape May County as democrats Matt Milam and Bruce Land were voted out. Last year, mostly democrats won congressional elections in the Garden State.
The First Legislative District has been flipped. Republicans captured all three legislative races over incumbent democrats in Tuesday night’s election, the first where current Congressman Jeff Van Drew wasn’t running with the democratic candidates. Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan defeated incumbents Bruce Land and Matt Milam by over 2,000 votes. Republican Mike Testa will be…
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced that more than 125 deputies will be dispatched around the State Tuesday to ensure compliance with election laws. Cape May County, and the other 20 counties, will all have deputies assigned to answer any questions that come during balloting on Tuesday.
A 40 year old Pitman man is headed to prison for 17 years for filming young boys at a summer theater camp. Thomas Guzzi Jr. was sentenced on Friday. He used the videos to make a music video for his own enjoyment. Guzzi must serve as least ten years behind bars.
Some state lawmakers are now calling for the head of Rutgers University Athletic Director Patrick Hobbs after a very difficult few weeks at the university. The football program at Rutgers is nothing short of a dumpster fire; and some softball players have complained that they were subject to emotional and physical abuse by head coach…
There will be new regulations in effect designed to prevent the overfishing of stripers in coastal waters. The Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission approved new regulations this week intended to cut down on the number of stripers caught by nearly 20 percent. Now, states including New Jersey can forward their own initiatives on striper catches.
Two democratic congressmen voted against the presidential impeachment inquiry today. One of them was Congressman Jeff Van Drew from our district; the second, from Minnesota. The measure passed, 232-196.
No tricks nor treats for nearly 20 individuals who will be outed by the State on Halloween for allegedly being child predators. New Jersey Attorney General Gubir Grewal will hold a press conference in Somerset County to announce the names of the individuals who attempted to prey on children for sex.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew is expected to vote against a presidential impeachment on Thursday. Van Drew is getting national media attention for refuting his own party and is opposed to the impeachment. Van Drew will be up for re-election next year, the same year as the presidential election.